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EDUC 6275 Planning, Assessing, and Improving Adult Learning: Welcome & Course Readings

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Please find your required library readings below. If you have problems with the links below, please contact the Library. If you have APA questions about these materials, please contact the Writing Center.

EDUC 6275 Course Readings

The links are for required readings found in the Walden databases ONLY. For all other readings, see your course resources.

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Barg, R. (2009). One foot on the dock and one foot in the canoe: How does a feminist academic fit into fire service education? Adult Education Quarterly, 59(2),99–117. 

Childre, A., Sands, J. R., & Pope, S. T. (2009). Backward design. Teaching Exceptional Children, 41(5), 6–14.

Daffron, S. (2005). Program planning in war-torn Palestine. Adult Learning. 6(3/4),18–21.

Davis, D. D. davisd@svcc. edu. (2009). Bringing language to life in second-year Spanish. New Directions for Teaching & Learning, 2009(119), 17–23.

Fallahi, C. R. 1. F. ccsu. ed., Levine, L. E. 1. levinel@mail. ccsu. ed., Nicoll-Senft, J. M. 2. nicoll-senftj@ccsu. ed., Tessier, J. T. 3. tessiejt@delhi. ed., Watson, C. L. 4. watsonc@ccsu. ed., & Wood, R. M. 1. woodre@ccsu. ed. (2009). Using Fink’s integrated course design: How a book changed our students’ learning, our university, and ourselves. New Directions for Teaching & Learning, 2009(119), 43–52.

Fayne, H. R. 1. hfayne@otterbein. ed. (2009). Using integrated course design to build student communities of practice in a hybrid course. New Directions for Teaching & Learning, 2009(119), 53–59.   

Fink, L. D. (2009). Preface. New Directions for Teaching & Learning, 2009(119), 1–7. 

Fink, L. D. (2009). Still learning. New Directions for Teaching & Learning, 2009(119), 97–103.

Huber, M. M. 1. mhuber@otterbein. ed. (2009). Shoeboxes and taxes: Integrated course design unleashes new creativity for a veteran teacher. New Directions for Teaching & Learning, 2009(119), 9–15.   

Hurst-Wajszczuk, K. (2010). Do they really get it? Using the Kolb LSI to reach every student. Journal of Singing, 66(4), 421–427.

Jonassen, D. H. (2002). Engaging and supporting problem solving in online learning. Quarterly Review of Distance Education, 3(1), 13­–26.

Kelley, B. C. 1. bruce. kelley@usd. ed. (2009). Inspiration and intellect: Significant learning in musical forms and analysis. New Directions for Teaching & Learning, 2009(119), 35–41. 

Lowther, D. L., & Morrison, G. L. (2003). Integrating computers into the problem-solving process. New Directions for Teaching and Learning, (95), 33–38.

Merrill, M. (2007). A task-centered instructional strategy. Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 40(1), 5–22.

Mester, J. C. 1. mesterj1@nku. ed. (2009). Integrated design of a virology course develops lifelong learners. New Directions for Teaching & Learning, 2009(119), 71–79.

Miners, L. miners@mail. fairfield. ed.; NANTZ, K. nantz@mail. fairfield. ed. More significant and intentional learning in the economics classroom. New Directions for Teaching & Learning, [s. l.], v. 2009, n. 119, p. 25–33, 2009.

Nicoll-Senft, J. M. 1. nicoll-senftj@ccsu. ed. (2009). An “extreme makeover” of a course in special education. New Directions for Teaching & Learning, 2009(119), 81–88.   

Piskurich, G. M., Beckschi, P., & Hall, B. (Eds.) (2000). Instructional Systems Design: A Little Bit of ADDIEtude, Please. The ASTD handbook of training design and delivery: A comprehensive guide to creating and delivering training programs—Instructor-led, computer-based, or self-directed (28-41). New York, NY: McGraw Hill.

Rose, M. mrose@fairfield. ed., & Torosyan, R. rtorosyan@fairfield. ed. (2009). Integrating big questions with real-world applications: Gradual redesign in philosophy and art history. New Directions for Teaching & Learning, 2009(119), 61–70.

Sealey-Ruiz, Y. (2007). Wrapping the curriculum around their lives: Using a culturally relevant curriculum with African American adult women. Adult Education Quarterly. 58(1), 44–60. 

Wang, S., & Hsu, H. (2009). Using the ADDIE model to design Second Life activities for online learners. TechTrends, 53(6), 76–81.

Other Readings

Optional or supplemental readings may or may not be available in the library. Find further information about optional readings here.

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